Sarah has over 20 years of experience within STM editorial and publishing. She was originally an academic researcher, completing her PhD at the MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, before joining the editorial team at Nature Cell Biology in 1999. After 4 years working within editorial she moved into the Nature publishing team and was the Publisher for Nature for many years. During her time at Nature Publishing Group (now Springer Nature) Sarah also launched the first Nature branded title with an Open Access option, Nature Communications, and subsequently launched Scientific Reports. Sarah was the Chief Publishing Officer at Hindawi during which time she consolidated the portfolio and implemented new Editorial models.
Throughout her career, she has focused on creating innovative new products and services aimed at solving key researcher pain points whilst ensuring the academic scientist remains at the heart of any publishing decision.
Sarah is involved in numerous STEM outreach initiatives, is currently a volunteer with InToUniversity and is working alongside numerous industry colleagues to drive forward the C19 Rapid Review group.